Chennai: In the petition filed by the father of the student, it has been informed that as there is a doubt in the death of our child, they should conduct a re-examination with the doctors on their side. But on the part of the police, it has been reported that a proper investigation is being conducted as the video of the previous body search has been taken. Also, the police will submit the post-mortem report during the trial tomorrow.
After arguments from both sides, it will be known whether the CBCID will be ordered to conduct an inquiry into the death of the school girl. The issue related to the death of Smt., a 12th class student at Kaniyamoor Sakthi Matric Higher Secondary School near Chinnasalem, Kallakurichi district, has created a stir in Tamil Nadu.
While the school administration is saying that the student committed suicide by jumping down from the floor, the protest has intensified saying that the student’s death is suspected.
For the past 4 days, his relatives have been engaged in a continuous protest, and today it has turned into a riot. Violent protesters entered the school and set fire to more than 50 school vehicles. They also smashed school vehicles with tractors.
Also, the mob and the police broke the barricades and engaged in violence on the Chennai-Salem highway. They attacked the police with stone pelting. Police vehicles were set on fire. Due to this, the police fired in the sky to control the situation.
144 Prohibitory Order has been issued in Kallakurichi, Chinnasalem and Nayanarpalayam areas. It has been warned that strict action will be taken against those involved in riots. The collector said that an open inquiry has been conducted into the death of the school girl. The protestors are being dispersed by the action forces with batons. They are also throwing teargas shells to disperse the protesters.
SP said that 17 police personnel were injured in the violence. Meanwhile, DGP Shailendra Babu and Home Secretary Panindra Reddy have rushed to the spot. The district administration informed that the riots have been brought under control and the peace process is continuing. The Chief Minister said that the people should maintain peace by keeping faith in the government.